Seltzer Elementary



Seltzer Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Seltzer Elementary Students by Grade
PK 43
K 83
1 79
2 78
3 71
4 72
5 67
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Seltzer Elementary is a public elementary school located in Wichita, KS in the Wichita School District. It enrolls 493 students in grades 1st through 12th. Seltzer Elementary is the 111th largest public school in Kansas and the 22,179th largest nationally. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 493
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,179th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 111th out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 536th out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 125th out of 692

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Seltzer Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 249
(51%)
18,402
(51%)
 Female 244
(49%)
17,358
(49%)

Seltzer Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 170
(34%)
1,558
(4%)
 White 150
(30%)
12,327
(34%)
 Black 63
(13%)
6,405
(18%)
 Two or More 56
(11%)
3,124
(9%)
 Hispanic 52
(11%)
11,848
(33%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
437
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
61
(0%)

Seltzer Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 223
(45%)
25,157
(70%)
 Not Eligible 204
(41%)
7,311
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 66
(13%)
3,292
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Seltzer Elementary is ranked 121st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Seltzer Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.6%) is slightly higher than the state average of 52.9%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Seltzer Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 520
2006 600
2007 626
2008 565
2009 610
2010 619
2011 622
2012 493

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 17.4
2007 19.9
2008 15.9
2009 16.6
2010 16.5
2011 16.3
2012 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.49807692307692
2006 0.42833333333333
2007 0.42332268370607
2008 0.52389380530973
2009 0.50983606557377
2010 0.52019386106624
2011 0.53536977491961
2012 0.58620689655172

Compare Seltzer Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 58.6%
 

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Public PK - 05 493 15.8:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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